Our Social Policy Specialist, Anh Tran, has gathered data from a range of sources to provide a snapshot of the world’s pension systems in terms of their ability to guarantee the old age population a minimum pension.
Senior Social Protection Specialist Alexandra Barrantes delves into the importance of a human rights-based approach to Social Protection, framing social protection debates and policy decisions around entitlements rather than charity or handouts.
The many disadvantages to poverty-targeted social protection include the fact that they never become entitlements that attract popular demand and the financial backing of governments, writes Nicholas Freeland, independent consultant. Freeland highlights...
The database provides a global overview of social protection schemes for persons with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries, including transfer levels and number of recipients. It is regularly updated and if you have any information on schemes, contact us by clicking here.